Hornets (39-18) at Wizards (28-30)
February 25: Wizards 95, Hornets 92
Notable Hornets numbers this season:
6th in expected winning percentage (.685)
25th in pace factor (88.5 possessions per game)
9th in offensive efficiency/offensive rating (112.4)
7th in defensive efficiency/defensive rating (106.3)
PG: Chris Paul
SG: Morris Peterson
SF: Peja Stojakovic
PF: David West
C: Tyson Chandler
PG: Antonio Daniels
SG: DeShawn Stevenson
SF: Antawn Jamison
PF: Darius Songaila
C: Brendan Haywood
Wizards at Hornets: Hornets by 6.
Over/Under on Total Scoring:195 points.
Well, I'm pretty sure everyone remembers what happened on Monday so there's no point in rehashing stuff that's still fresh in everyone's mind. Part of me thinks the Hornets are going to come out looking for some serious revenge tonight, but then again I've thought that before and been proven wrong so I'm not really sure what to expect here. On one hand, I don't see Stevenson repeating his 33 point performance and I doubt Peja is only going to shoot 4-16 tonight. On the other hand, I don't see Jamison being held to 10 points while Mo Pete goes for 18.
It'll be interesting to see how the minutes are distributed the Songaila as a starter experiment works tonight. Blatche really struggled when he started on Monday but if he can bring the same energy that he brought against Chicago on Friday, I don't think he'll have the same problem. It's also going to be interesting to see how Eddie uses McGuire tonight after D-Mac really limited CP3 in the second half of the first match-up.
This is an open thread, so let us know if you want some leg room: